Here's a capsule look at the players the Senators selected Friday and Saturday at the NHL draft.
No. 6 Mika Zibanejad, C, Djurgarden (Sweden)
Ht: 6-foot-2. Wt: 191 lbs.
26 GP 5-4-9 2 Pims
SENS SCOUT PIERRE DORION SAYS: “When I saw him in the playoffs and being an impact player against men as an 18-year-old, it just clicked this guy was going to be a player.”
No. 21 Stefan Noesen, RW, Plymouth (OHL)
Ht: 6-foot Wt: 195 lbs.
68 GP 34-43-77 80 Pims
SCOUT PIERRE DORION SAYS: “We just felt the way he played in the last two or three months and the way he played at the end of the season, he’ll be a top-2 or top-3 line player.”
No. 24 Matt Puempel, LW, Peterborough (OHL)
Ht: 6-foot Wt: 196 lbs.
55 GP 34-35-69 49 Pims
SCOUT PIERRE DORION SAYS: “All I can tell you is he’s a good hockey player. He’s got skill. He’s great in the offensive zone. He’s strong around the net. All he wants to do is score goals.”
No. 61 Shane Prince, C, Ottawa (OHL)
Ht: 5-foot-10 Wt: 174 lbs.
59 GP 25-63-88 18 Pims
SCOUT PIERRE DORION SAYS: “He’s a highly-skilled forward that was a key component in Ottawa’s success this season. A playmaker with high offensive upside.”
No. 96 Jean-Gabriel Pageau, C, Gatineau (QMJHL)
Ht: 5-foot-9 Wt: 163 lbs.
67 GP 32-47-79 22 Pims
SCOUT PIERRE DORION SAYS: “Small, skilled, competitive player with great work ethic. Key player in Gatineau’s playoff run”
No. 126 Fredrik Claesson, D, Djurgarden (Sweden)
Ht: 6-foot Wt: 200 lbs.
35 GP 2-0-2 6 Pims
SCOUT PIERRE DORION SAYS: “Competitive defenceman who can outlet the puck and battles defensively. Has a presence.”
No. 156 Darren Kramer, LW, Spokane (WHL)
Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 190 lbs.
68 GP 8-6-14 306 Pims
ASSISTANT GM TIM MURRAY SAYS: “Obviously he’s tough. He had 47 fights in junior and nobody was close to that. It’s not just the fighting part. We want him to develop.”
No. 171 Max McCormick, LW, Sioux City (USHL)
Ht: 5-foot-11 Wt: 174 lbs.
55 GP 21-21-42 102 Pims
ASSISTANT GM TIM MURRAY SAYS: “He’s a hard-nosed kid that plays a two-way game. (Scout Bob Janecyk) was on him. He’s a mature kid who is extremely hard to play against.”
No. 186 Jordan Fransoo, D, Brandon (WHL)
Ht: 6-foot-2 Wt: 190 lbs.
63 GP 6-12-18 72 Pims
ASSISTANT GM TIM MURRAY SAYS: “He’s a defenceman who we had on our list. (Scout) Bob Lowes likes this kid. He thought he flew under the radar a little bit.”
No. 204 Ryan Dzingel, C, Lincoln (USHL)
Ht: 6-foot Wt: 185 lbs.
54 GP 23-44-67 8 Pims
ASSISTANT GM TIM MURRAY: “He’s committed to go to Ohio State and (Janecyk) likes the fact he’s going to be coached by (former Ottawa D) Mark Osiecki. (Dzingel) will develop.”